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Scam Alert: Things a COVID Contact Tracer Wouldn't Say

Scam Alert: Things a COVID Contact Tracer Wouldn't Say

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby | Aug 22
State officials and federal agencies warn there's a new phone scam circulating: Some callers posing as COVID-19 contact tracers try to pry credit card or bank account information from unsuspecting victims.

9 Reasons to Be Optimistic a COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Available in 2021

9 Reasons to Be Optimistic a COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Available in 2021

HEALTH | Aug 20
Here is where the current research stands, where one researched thinks we will be in five months and why you can be optimistic about the delivery of a COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID Testing Choke Points

COVID Testing Choke Points

HEALTH | By Hannah Norman | Aug 19
In some ways, the nation's COVID testing system is like a game of Jenga: When one piece falters, the entire tower collapses.

Trust, Fear and Solidarity Will Determine the Success of a COVID Vaccine

Trust, Fear and Solidarity Will Determine the Success of a COVID Vaccine

HEALTH | By Arthur Allen | Aug 18
When a coronavirus vaccine becomes available, will it be met with a roaring ovation, like the polio vaccine, or communal yawning, like the measles shot? Or some strange hybrid of the two?

Study Hints, Can't Prove, Survivor Plasma Fights COVID-19

Study Hints, Can't Prove, Survivor Plasma Fights COVID-19

SCIENCE | By Lauran Neergaard | Aug 15
It's a go-to tactic when new diseases come along, and history suggests it works against some, but not all, infections.

Is it Safe to Drink From a Water Fountain During the Pandemic?

Is it Safe to Drink From a Water Fountain During the Pandemic?

HEALTH | Aug 13
Experts weigh in on best practices to stay safe and hydrated this summer.

Your Favorite Store or Restaurant Is Open. Is it Safe to Go In?

Your Favorite Store or Restaurant Is Open. Is it Safe to Go In?

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby | Aug 8
There are steps you can take — and signs to look for — to make you feel comfortable and help you decide whether to open the door and walk in.

'Too Many are Selfish': US Nears 5 Million Virus Cases

'Too Many are Selfish': US Nears 5 Million Virus Cases

HEALTH | By Susan Naishadham, Carla K. Johnson, Philip Marcelo | Aug 6
Fourth of July gatherings, graduation parties, no-mask weddings, crowded bars — there are reasons the U.S. has racked up more than 155,000 coronavirus deaths, by far the most of any country.

Can You Get Coronavirus Twice?

Can You Get Coronavirus Twice?

HEALTH | Jul 28
"It's very much emerging science," said Dr. Philip Landrigan, director of the global public health program at Boston College.

Watch: What Does an Asymptomatic COVID-19 Infection Look Like?

Watch: What Does an Asymptomatic COVID-19 Infection Look Like?

HEALTH | Jul 22
Have you been diagnosed with COVID-19 but don't have any symptoms? Think again. What may be happening to your body on the inside reveals the ferociousness of this virus.

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